Hover meaning

hŭvər, hŏv-
The direction of hover is to hang suspended in one spot, or to linger in or near a place.

When a bird flaps its wings it the air and stays in one place, this is an example of hover.

When you stand over someone's shoulder and watch everything he is doing, this is an example of hover.

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To remain in an uncertain state; waver.

Hovered between anger and remorse.

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To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air.

Gulls hovering over the waves.

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To remain or linger in or near a place.

Hovering around the speaker's podium.

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To cause to hover.

The pilot hovered the helicopter a few feet above the icy river.

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To position (a pointer) over an object or area of the screen.

Hovered the cursor over the link.

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The act or state of hovering.

A helicopter in hover.

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To remain floating, suspended, or fluttering in the air.

Gulls hovering over the waves.

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To remain or linger in or near a place.

Hovering around the speaker's podium.

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To remain in an uncertain state; waver.

Hovered between anger and remorse.

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To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur.

Hover over the image to display the filename.

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To cause to hover.

The pilot hovered the helicopter a few feet above the icy river.

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To position (a pointer) over an object or area of the screen.

Hovered the cursor over the link.

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The act or state of hovering.

A helicopter in hover.

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To stay suspended or flutter in the air near one place.
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To linger or wait close by, esp. in an overprotective, insistent, or anxious way.
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To be in an uncertain condition; waver (between)
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The act of hovering.
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(1) To move the mouse pointer (cursor) over an object and hold it there. Pronounced "huh-ver." See mouse over.
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To float in the air.

The hummingbird hovered by the plant.

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To linger in one place.

The strange man hovered outside the gents.

This time, I hovered between Labour and Liberal Democrat.

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To waver, or be uncertain.
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(computing) To place the cursor over a hyperlink or icon without clicking.

A tooltip appears when you hover over this link.

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To position a pointer over an object or area of the screen, causing a pop-up box to appear or other change to occur.

Hover over the image to display the filename.

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Origin of hover

  • Middle English hoveren frequentative of hoven

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English hoveren frequentative of hoven

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English hoveren (frequentative of hoven).

    From Wiktionary

  • Unknown

    From Wiktionary